There are certainly no shortage of easy “enforcers never leave the bench” jokes, and Cam Janssen is the type of guy who makes us wonder if its because there is a deeper, metaphysical connection between your run of the mill tough guy and the warm embrace of a toasty spot on the sidelines.
As we can see in this video, Janssen is up to some visual trickery. What he would have you believe as a “missed hit” is actually his attempt at going home. Janssen played 2:58 against the New York Rangers and perhaps it’s because Peter DeBoer caught on to Janssen’s desire to stay put in this video:
When you think about it, it’s kind of cute in a “six-year old hockey player falling over” kind of way.